Virginia 1821 House of Delegates, Morgan County
- House of Delegates (State)
- Virginia 1821 House of Delegates, Morgan County
- First Ballot
- House of Delegates/Delegate
- John Sherrard, Ignatius O'Ferral, Barnett Lee, William B. Smith, Robert Gustin, Michael Widmeyer, John Duckwalt
|Candidates:||John Sherrard||Ignatius O'Ferral||Barnett Lee||William B. Smith||Robert Gustin||Michael Widmeyer||John Duckwalt|
|Final Result: ||158||97||95||71||64||14||9|
"Major Sherrard had declined re-election." The Lynchburg Press (Lynchburg, VA). April 27, 1821.
The Farmer's Repository lists Michael Widmeyer as Michael Ridenour.
"Capt. Lee would probably have been elected, but he generously declined in favor of his friends." Herald of the Valley (Fincastle, VA). April 23, 1821.
"(From a Correspondent) Morgan County, Va. April 4. Yesterday the election came on for a representative to Congress, in the county of Morgan, and representatives to the state legislature. The following is the result: Sherrard, 153; Oferral, 97; Smith, 74; Gustin, 64; Widmeyer, 14; Duckwalt, 6." The Alexandria Herald (Alexandria, VA). April 18, 1821.
"Communicated. On yesterday (Thursday, 5th inst) came on the Election in Morgan county. . . In a county like Morgan, where party spirit still rages with unabated fury, the result is a triumph truly gratifying; two distinguished republicans are elected to the Legislature, against a most determined opposition." Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). April 16, 1821.
The Farmer's Repository lists John Sherrard with 143 votes, William B. Smith with 74 votes and John Duckwalt with 6 votes.
The Herald of the Valley (Fincastle, VA) lists John Sherrard with 143 votes, William B. Smith with 74 votes and Barnett Lee with 14 votes.
The Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA) lists John Sherrard with 148 votes.
Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC). April 16, 1821.
Richmond Enquirer (Richmond, VA). April 17, 1821.
The Alexandria Herald (Alexandria, VA). April 18, 1821.
Farmer's Repository (Charlestown, WV). April 18, 1821.
American Commercial Beacon and Norfolk and Portsmouth Daily Advertiser (Norfolk, VA). April 20, 1821.
Herald of the Valley (Fincastle, VA). April 23, 1821.
The Lynchburg Press (Lynchburg, VA). April 27, 1821.
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